Section 80D Deduction Cash Payment at Hospital

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  1. Vilas D. jadhav

    Vilas D. jadhav New Member

    My wife had paid in cash, Rs. 65000/-hospitalization bill of her father during f.y.2015-2016. Her father's age is 82 years, who has no. medical insurance, was admitted for high sugar, extreme disorientation & other old age complicatios. i want to know whether she can claim deduction of Rs. 30000/-under section 80D.
     
  2. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Well-Known Member

    Yes, your wife can claim Deduction under Section 80D for payment of medical expenses of her father whose age is more than 80 years
     
  3. V K Khanna

    V K Khanna Active Member

    Since the hospitalisation bill was paid in cash, the question arises whether the claim would qualify for deduction under S 80D or not.

    I am not too sure. Let's wait for views of other members.
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2016
  4. Parul_Gupta

    Parul_Gupta Active Member

    For claiming deduction for Hospitalisation Bills - the law does not mention anything on whether these have to be paid through cash or through bank.

    Therefore, Deduction would be allowed in both the cases. You only need to keep a copy of the bill with you.
     
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  5. V K Khanna

    V K Khanna Active Member

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